TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Drama, Mystery
A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the line of succession.
Kiefer Sutherland plays the President of the United States, but in real life he is ineligible to hold that office since he is not an American citizen. He is citizen of Canada by descent, and of Great Britain by place of birth.
Guy's never been elected to anything.
Speechwriter #1: Did you know President Richmond fired him this morning? Now he's the president.
Seth Wright: Maybe he'll realize he has no business running the country.
President Kirkman never travels with "the Beast". Instead the presidents motorcade consist of Tahoe and Suburbans.